Sergey Korsakov (cosmonaut)

Summary

Sergey Vladimirovich Korsakov
Sergey Korsakov at JSC.jpg
Born (1984-09-01) 1 September 1984 (age 37)
StatusActive
NationalityRussian
OccupationTest cosmonaut
Space career
Roscosmos cosmonaut
Current occupation
Engineer
SelectionTsPK-16 Cosmonaut Group

Sergey Vladimirovich Korsakov (Russian Cyrillic: Сергей Владимирович Корсаков; born 1 September 1984 in Frunze, Kirghiz SSR) is a Russian cosmonaut selected by Roscosmos in 2012. He was scheduled to make his first flight into space in April 2021 as a flight engineer aboard Soyuz MS-18 ahead of a stay aboard the International Space Station; but was replaced on the crew by Mark Vande Hei in March of that year.[1][2]

Education

Korsakov graduated with high honors from the Bauman Moscow State Technical University in 2006 with a degree in rocketry. After his selection as a cosmonaut in 2012, he was appointed as a test cosmonaut in 2014.

References

  1. ^ @roscosmos (3 November 2020). "Роскосмос утвердил основной и дублирующий экипажи МКС-65. Запуск корабля #СоюзМС18 запланирован на апрель следующег…" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  2. ^ @Space_Station (10 March 2021). "NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei will launch Friday, April 9, aboard the Soyuz MS-18 crew ship to join the crew on the…" (Tweet) – via Twitter.

External links

  • Spacefacts biography
  • Roscosmos cosmonaut biography